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Now that things are getting back to normal, the pressure is back on spending money on clothes, eating out and social experiences. For those who have the financial ability to splurge, here are five reasons to avoid returning to your pre-pandemic spending sprees.

A new Fed report finds homeowners’ equity rose 13 percent over the past year — and continued to climb during the first quarter of 2021.

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The IRS has launched an online tool to help low-income families register for monthly child tax credit payments. But it doesn't work on mobile devices, which advocacy groups say makes it less accessible to the most vulnerable people.

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Here are some tips to help a young adult sign up for a 401(k) for the first time. With the right contribution level and time, they can become a 401(k) millionaire.

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Racial bias in the tax code contributes to wealth disparity, Emory law professor Dorothy Brown argues in her book "The Whiteness of Wealth."

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Despite the continued impact of the pandemic on the U.S. economy, average balances in retirement accounts skyrocketed, according to the latest quarterly retirement report from Fidelity Investments. The number of 401(k) and Thrift Savings Plan millionaires hit record numbers.

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The New York Fed reported that total credit card balances declined by $49 billion. It was the second-largest quarterly decline in the history of the data, which originated in 1999.

Shareholders will be hit hard by AT&T’s planned dividend cut. But I’ve got a plan to redress that.

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As the number of Americans investing in cryptocurrency has increased, so too have the scams. The Federal Trade Commission released new data showing cryptocurrency-related investment scams have skyrocketed.

This FAQ addressed top issues from taxpayers for the May 17 tax deadline. People still aren't sure about the taxability of the unemployment income, stimulus payments, or whether they can take a home-office deduction.

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The pros and cons of working in the gig economy. Adapted from “What to Do With Your Money When Crisis Hits: A Survival Guide,” to be published Tuesday by HMH.

A bipartisan proposal would let people wait until they’re 75 to begin taking (federally taxable) distributions from their retirement accounts. It would really only help a small share of well-off people.

Yes, inflation is up and the stock market is turbulent. Gas prices shot up after a major U.S. pipeline was shut down. Financial experts weigh in on what consumers can do to deal with higher consumer prices and why investors shouldn't panic.

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Agency staffers have also complained that a lack of functioning printers and copiers has contributed to the backlogs.

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Communities of color have been hit hard by the pandemic, and many borrowers are still struggling, a new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says.

The deadline to file your federal taxes is Monday, May 17. And, your tax return could determine the amount you're owed.

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The tax deadline is May 17, and millions may owe and can't pay. A former national taxpayer advocate offers advice on tackling the debt.

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Biden's American Families Act promises low and middle-income households financial breathing room, such as more tax credits, lower healthcare costs, and two free years of community college.

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Apple introduces a new feature to its branded credit card, "Apple Card Family," which enables people to share and build credit together. Parents can also track purchases and limit spending for children 13 and older.

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So far this tax season, only about 2 percent of calls have gotten through to an IRS customer service representative, and the taxpayers who managed to get through have waited on hold an average of 20 minutes, according to national taxpayer advocate Erin M. Collins.

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